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4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Law and Government Contracts for Maryland on
Q: Filing Chpt.7 BR. Don't know how to answer "are debts primarily consumer or business debts" as is 50/50 with SBA EIDL.

Debt is unsecured debt, HOWEVER, it is equal debt from credit cards and an SBA EIDL loan that is sub-$25k. So basically, I have $25k in CC debt and $25k in SBA EIDL which is for a SOLE-PROP biz.

1) I do not know how to answer the question as to whether I haver primarily consumer debt or... View More

Martha Warriner Jarrett
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answered on Nov 1, 2023

The question of consumer vs. business debt does not really determine anything (just for statistical purposes of how many consumer cases vs. business cases are filed). My recommendation would be to check the consumer box. No, it is not possible that the SBA has forgotten you. And no, you cannot not... View More

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4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Law and Government Contracts for Maryland on
Q: Filing Chpt.7 BR. Don't know how to answer "are debts primarily consumer or business debts" as is 50/50 with SBA EIDL.

Debt is unsecured debt, HOWEVER, it is equal debt from credit cards and an SBA EIDL loan that is sub-$25k. So basically, I have $25k in CC debt and $25k in SBA EIDL which is for a SOLE-PROP biz.

1) I do not know how to answer the question as to whether I haver primarily consumer debt or... View More

W. J. Winterstein Jr.
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answered on Nov 1, 2023

The key to answering all of the Official Form bankruptcy questions is full disclosure. In our opinion, you can answer either way, but the rest of the questions in your completed forms will answer this question adequately, if full answers are given.

With your intent to file for relief,...
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4 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Law and Government Contracts for Maryland on
Q: Filing Chpt.7 BR. Don't know how to answer "are debts primarily consumer or business debts" as is 50/50 with SBA EIDL.

Debt is unsecured debt, HOWEVER, it is equal debt from credit cards and an SBA EIDL loan that is sub-$25k. So basically, I have $25k in CC debt and $25k in SBA EIDL which is for a SOLE-PROP biz.

1) I do not know how to answer the question as to whether I haver primarily consumer debt or... View More

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answered on Nov 4, 2023

When determining whether debts are primarily consumer or business in nature, especially in a case where it is a close call, it is essential to consider the purpose for which the debts were incurred. For a sole proprietorship, business debts are those incurred with the motive of economic gain or in... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Maryland on
Q: The complainant is looking for a contingency federal attorney to represent him in his Complainant in Maryland

As a matter of fact, the Complainant was discriminated against and harassed based on race (black), national origin (Nigerian), disability (physical), and retaliation for protected activity (prior activity, opposition to discrimination, and request for reasonable accommodation when: On March 2019 to... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Aug 20, 2023

A Maryland attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. If you are looking for an attorney, it is going to be difficult for attorneys here to respond to you to offer their services. This site isn't set up like an attorney referral service - it's basically... View More

Q: Hello, I need to write an acknowledgement to the state of Maryland courts. I am not contesting to the charges

Of second degree assault against my finance. We both have one charge each against each other and didn't want to press charges but state automatically picked it up. I need to make sure I am writing the correct document that I need to have notarized and gives you the state's attorney

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Dec 25, 2021

Stop. Do not do whatever it is you are thinking of doing. Hire a criminal defense attorney before you do something truly foolish and irreversibly ruin your record and damage your career and prospects.

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1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts, Contracts and Employment Law for Maryland on
Q: I have 2 questions actually about 2 different incidents. First I was fired from Old Federal Tool Company because i had

because i had court for myself one day for personal matters and then the following week I had to go to court because I was summoned as a Witness and the court document said I could be arrested if I did not show . I had no choice and showed my employer all paperwork beforehand and he was okay with... View More

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Dec 13, 2021

You are an employee at will, meaning you can be fired at any time for any reason other than for a Constitutionally protected reason (your race, religion, sex, etc.).

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Government Contracts for Maryland on
Q: I was working a contract position and after a year I was to move on to the long term contract -fortune 500 company.

I completed everything and filled out the offer letter. I was supposed to start and then they decided to go a different way with no warning at all. Can they do that even after I filled out an offer letter and ALL employment documentation?

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Dec 7, 2021

Until you have a signed and binding contract, you have nothing to sue upon. Therefore, if you have paperwork that you believe makes a binding contract, then take it to an employment lawyer to review. It is not possible to guess what agreement exists, if any, between you and the company.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts for Maryland on
Q: What would you suggest citizens could do about a swap shop painting stolen cars on the Washington DC/Maryland State line

The resident located at 905 Eastern Ave. in Fairmount Heights Maryland has turned this residential home into a swap shop. I have videos and pictures of the stolen cars and the paint shop located in the rear of the home. Not only are they operating without proper licensing, the fumes a meeting or... View More

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jul 28, 2020

Provide your information to the police.

File a complaint with the DC Department of Energy and Environment, https://doee.dc.gov/service/ecd

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